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  • I remember the location of the Winged Victory of Samothrace who is in staircase of the Louvre Museum. I always had the feeling that this place was a runway waiting for a good wind to inflate the wings and fly, so when I read it in Le Figaro, in a rainy Sunday, it didn’t seem strange. I knew something like this would ever happen or fantasizing about it.
    The first time I saw her, leaning on the rest of the ladder of four bays, majestic, welcoming every living creature that walked through those steps, I fell in love.

    But the tourist knew her real story?
    People knew that she was trapped in her own fame?
    She wanted to be free again. She wanted to escape.

    The first day I saw her, I realized he was caged in a showcase.
    She who was sailing the deep blue sea that is the Aegean, where the wind stroked its wings extended almost folded his clothes and even more erosion, that carved by the sculptor's creative hands.

    What storm sealed his fate, lost forever in the dark depths of the sea until the treasure hunters find and put in her glass cage imaginary?

    "When the guards entered the museum this weekend to open the rooms, they realized that the statue didn´t be there, she was gone. Two windows on top of the large area of the ladder were open ...”
    I smiled after reading the news. I closed the newspaper and I finish coffee. I didn’t want to read more.

    For me, the Winged Victory was finally free, finally was happy.
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